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RESEARCH HELP > HUMANITIES AND AREA STUDIES > BRITISH LITERARY STUDIES

British and Commonwealth Literary Studies


Special Collections: Twentieth Century
  • British Authors Collection
    The collection contains autographs of prominent nineteenth and twentieth-century British and Commonwealth authors. It also includes some correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, and an eighteenth-century commonplace book.
  • Victorian and Edwardian Novels for Children and Young Adults
    A collection of 450 illustrated novels produced from about 1860 to the First World War, devised as entertainments with cautionary moral lessons for working class children.
  • D.H.Lawrence (1885-1930)
    Stanford has several collections that contain original manuscripts, correspondence, and other archival materials related to D.H. Lawrence.
  • Walter De La Mare (1873-1956)
    Personal papers including letters, manuscripts of poetry, musical scores, clippings of reviews, and other printed ephemera.
  • Graham Greene (1904-1991)
    Stanford has 28 letters that Greene wrote to Edith Gombos [Edith Sorel, pseudonym].
  • Healy Collection of Modern Irish Literature
    A collection of over 1000 books, as well as letters, manuscripts and photographs.
  • Lewis H. Heniford Collection (1928- )
    A collection of 1,172 small-cast one-act plays dating from 1892 to 1992 that was assembled by Heniford while he was writing 1/2/3/4 For the Show.
    (Department of Special Collections, Green Library)
  • Willam Somerset Maugham (1874-1965)
    Stanford has several collections that contain original manuscripts, correspondence, and other archival materials related to William Somerset Maugham.
  • Charles Wrey Gardiner Manuscript
    A 396-page unpublished autobiographical manuscript, The Octopus of Love, in which Gardiner traces his literary and personal life from his early childhood into his seventies.

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